There has been no decline in family trips this year. Undeterred by inflation and high interest rates that impacted the household budget in 2012, families look to maintain their holiday calendar with 89 per cent of respondents planning at least two vacations in 2013.
In a recent survey conducted across 1,400 online respondents by TripAdvisor it was found that families will maintain their vacation plans this year. Fifty per cent of respondents even anticipate they would spend more compared to 2012.
While this could imply an increase in family average holiday budget, realistically it is likely to be symptomatic of the prevailing trend of higher airfares, fuel prices, room rates and more recently even train travel, said TripAdvisor.
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